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Hair Breakage At The Crown
Hair breakage at root. Kinky hair texture. No chemical treated hair for 3 years. Breaking from roots and down entite hair shaft. Lives in NYC?
The crown of a tooth is that part of the tooth on top of the root. The crown of the tooth is the part that is visible in the mouth. A crown restoration is a procedure that restores the crown of a tooth that is damaged by fracture or extensive decay by cementing a replica of the crown over a prepared tooth, and is one of the most common ...Read more
Both: Hair does naturally part on the crown but significant thinning is genetic and is usually a precursor to male pattern baldness. You may have a family history of this. Medication in the form of Rogaine (minoxidil) spray can be helpful in treating early baldness in the crown. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
Hi, I am a female (22) with thin hair and a Y-shaped bald pattern on the crown. The hair just splits at the crown, what to do? dry,little itchy scalp
TurnALossIntoAGain: At 22 years you have a good chance to beat this but you need to see a hair specialist for analysis of your hair and hair follicles, plus some other medical stuff, ASAP. You're shedding more than the usual 100-150 hairs a day. I assume by "Y" pattern you meant a "V," which is thinning on each temple area, called "male pattern," for obvious reason. Lotsa causes, lotsa possible cures. See a hair doc! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How effective / successful are hair restoration procedures for men (planting hair in the scalp, etc.)? Won't the hair just fall back out later?
Very successful: Hair transplants work well. Consult someone who specializes in follicle or micro hair transplants as these work best and give the most natural hair line. The transplanted hair will fall out but if done properly a new hair will regrow from this area. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Does the newer all ceramic type tooth crown have the same margin issues when it comes to decay developing at the margin site vs high nobel metal crown?
Please elaborate: Decay can occur at all marginal sites, regardless of the material. ...Read more
Varies: More than 95% of hair thinning in men is male pattern baldness, or androgenetic alopecia. Male pattern baldness is characterized by hair receding from the lateral sides of the forehead (known as a "receding hairline") and/or a thinning crown (balding to the area known as the ‘vertex’). Both become more pronounced until they eventually meet, leaving a horseshoe-shaped ring of hair back of head. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Crown placed on 2nd max molar in 2002. Dentist made me bite down on crown to place crown in the gums. Crown flaked. How DDS remove without surgery?
Oily head top, flakes, hair fall at the crown and temples. Lots of body hair. How do I stop the hair fall ?
Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more
Will I definitely need a new dental crown after the endodontist does root canal retreatment by drilling thru the center top of the existing crown?
Oral Surgery: Go see a dentist that has the qualifications to remove the broken root. This can be a difficult surgery. I would recommend treating it soon before you get an infection. I would also recommend doing a graft after the root is removed which will help preserve the remaining bone. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Crowned, root canalled through crown. sensitive 8 months so far. Rd.-ray show, one of tip of gutta p. show bit inflamed. By grinding crown, will it ok?
While stress/thyroid/vitamin deficiency can cause hair loss, is hair loss around the crown of the head normal?
Male pattern loss: Hair loss around the crown of the head in men, is usually part of male pattern hair loss -- and while upsetting to many men, is "normal." http://www.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/hair-loss/hair-loss-introduction-mens some research is now developing about vitamin d in this situation -- it's not ready for clinical application yet, as it's only gone as far as animal research. ...Read more
My new molar crown, infected, root canalled by hole, temporary filling fall out, so went different dr, is filling method same, if root canalled or not?
Is this the problem?: 1) you had a new crown placed on one of your molars (was this a replacement for a previous crown that failed?) 2) infection then occurred, they did a root canal treatment& placed a temp filling which fell out 3) you went to new dentist, this treatment is possible: remove current crown, build up tooth & place new crown. Or if the crown is intact with just a small hole, fill hole up with composite. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Molar #19 filling chipped of. My new dentist recommended crown without even looking on x-ray. Filling is in the middle of the cr molar #19 filling chipped of. My new dentist recommended crown without even looking on x-ray. Filling is in the middle of the
The reason: Could very well be that your dentist, having seen a filling fail in your molar, presumably because the size of the filling may be too large, that the better way to fix the tooth is with a crown. There are many kinds of full or partial crowns that could be done. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
What type of dental implant crown is the strongest on molars. Lab made all porcelain, the cerec crowns, PFM or PFHNM crowns. Which ones are worst.
Gold crowns: For strength and longevity, gold would be your best choice, for esthetic reason we use porcelain, zirconia is the strongest but it is very abrasive and can damage the opposing teeth, e_max blocks (cerec), or pfm should do well, in this case e_max, can be stronger then the regular pfm, but again it can be a bit more abrasive. The choice is yours. ...Read moreSee 15 more doctor answers
Dental #: cerec is for crowns/margins at the gumline. Can itero work for my below the gumline crowns when a new replacement crown is necessary?
What is the best material for premolar's crown after root canal: zirconium, silver-palladium, gold, etc fused porcelain?
Crown materials: There is not one best material and many factors determine the material used.Factors include bite, amount of remaining tooth structure, cosmetics, oral hygiene, condition of the remaining teeth, skill of the dentist and the lab used. Discuss this with your restoring dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not enough evidence: If you happen to be experiencing sensitivity at the gumline after using your trays/strips, it is possible that the gel is causing that. However, it is not likely that gel is causing any recession. You may also be noticing it more, since the dentin where the enamel stops will not whiten as enamel does and you will see the difference at the gumline more so with the enamel becoming lighter. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the cons of extraction of last upper molar compared with root canal and crowning crown ?
Tooth: Is the tooth in function, meaning does it have a tooth on the bottom to bite against? If so, does your dentist think you will get more than 5 yrs out of RCT and Crown, if not may be better to extract and place an implant, especially as you are a young guy.. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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